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Creed Welcomes Election of James Healy as New President of Macra

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed TD has today welcomed the election of James Healy as the 36th President of Macra na Feirme.

Minister Creed said;

“I’d like to congratulate James on his election as President of Macra and look forward to working with him during his tenure. Macra is an important organisation in rural Ireland, playing an active role both socially and educationally for young people”

The Minister also paid tribute to Odile Evans for running a hard-fought campaign.

Concluding, Minister Creed said;

“I’d also like to recognise the significant contribution made by the outgoing President Séan Finan who worked tirelessly to represent the interests of young farmers during his term as President.

The Minister also congratulated the three new vice-presidents, Sharon Corcoran, Cara O’Mahony and Tom O’Donoghue who will take up their positions alongside the president-elect at Macra's AGM in May.

To view this Press Release as a PDF: DAFMPR 61/2017 (pdf 361Kb) 

Date Released: 05 April 2017